Legal Disclosure

Legal disclosure of information is one of the most useful tools you can deploy in any litigation. Getting evidence with which to prove your case is probably the most important element of any litigation

This post is a review of the recent legal disclosure related reported case of Wilko Retail Ltd (Claimants) v Buyology Ltd (Defendants) heard on the 02 July 2014 [2014] EWHC 2221 (IPEC) (the “Wilko case”)

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Google Glass

According to a recent article on the Mashable website 72% of Americans have privacy concerns over Google Glass. The main objections to Google Glass are not its massive price tag – $1,500 before tax – or the bad press that some of its users have been getting, it’s privacy concerns.

According to a report released by Toluna – a market research organisation – 72% of Americans don’t want to wear Google Glass due to privacy concerns. Potential users are concerned about security breaches revealing personal data and geo-location data. There was also a perception that the glasses would interfere or distract the wearer from concentration leading to potential safety issues including susceptibility to crime.

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Right to be forgotten

The right to be forgotten is the development of the previous article in this library on the new data protection regulations (the “Regulations”) refers to the Regulations being in place by 2014 currently that forecast would be optimistic. Viviane Reding (European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship) the driving force behind the Regulations, has succeeded in getting the Regulations approved by the European Parliament.

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Court litigation

Have you received a Claim Form (Form N1) or a a Part 8 Claim form (N208) claiming product liability negligence or breach of contract relating to your website terms and conditions or requesting the disclosure of an IP address or customer information? Alternatively, you may wish to bring a claim for breach of contract, online defamation of character or online harassment. Here are 5 useful tips if you are ever involved in civil litigation.

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Concert Promoters

Top night clubs like Niki Beach Miami, Provocateur New York City, have a reputation as the playground for jet setters, celebrities, and VIPs. They regularly book well-known DJs to play guest DJ sets or a celebrity to make an appearance. Concert promoters also contract with artist(s) to organise a live concert special event performance or a tour. Historically the best known concert promoter in the business was probably Harvey Weinstein who diverted into film production. The best known contemporary concert promoter is probably AEG Live.

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Contract breach lawsuits

Contract breach lawsuits

Contract breach lawsuits where there is a contract and the clauses are enforceable

What is a contract?

A contract is an agreement between individual(s) or organisation(s) (the “Parties”) that sets out the benefits and responsibilities of the Parties between themselves.

What are contract breach lawsuist?

Company A wants to install a completely new computer network system and approaches Company B to supply and maintain the new system. After a number of meetings, someone at Company A signs a quotation attached to an agreement to supply and maintain the new system. The quotation says that Company A shall make 4 instalments of £250,000 each to Company B as payment for the supply and maintenance of the new computer system. Company A then realises that they could have got a much better deal elsewhere and wish to cancel the contract with Company B. Company A writes to Company B refusing to pay, saying that the contract is cancelled because of, amongst other things, the cooling off provisions of the distance selling regulations.

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ISPs block pirate bay

ISPs block pirate bay

ISPs block pirate bay as the court finally orders the block of the notorious website.

The full list of Claimants: Dramatico Entertainment Limited, EMI records Limited, Mercury Records Limited, Polydor Limited, Rough Trade Records Limited, Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited, Virgin Records Limited, Warner Music UK Limited, 679 Recordings Limited.

The full list of the Defendants: British Sky Broadcasting Limited, British Telecommunications Plc, Everything Everywhere Limited, Talk Talk Telecom Group Plc, Telefonica UK Limited, Virgin Media Limited.

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